Is Coconut Water Good for People with FSGS
Is coconut good for people with FSGS? Coconut water is the nutritious clear liquid inside the coconut fruit which is packed with vitamins and minerals. Many people pretty love drinking coconut water. If some of them are diagnosed with FSGS, do they need to quit enjoying coconut water? Its nutrition and healthy benefits decide whether FSGS patients can consume it.
◆ A kind of diuretic
Researches have revealed that coconut water has a function of diuretic that is able to help alleviate swelling and improve kidney cleansing. If you are suffering swelling around face, eyes, feet or legs, you can consume moderate coconut water.
◆ Control high blood pressure
With rich vitamin, protein and essential trace elements, this fruits are able to help expand blood vessels and supply cell fluid. Once blood vessels are expanded, high blood pressure will drop to some extent.
◆ Contain some vitamin C
As we know, vitamin C has a special effect of lowering creatinine level. When more than 50% of FSGS patients’ kidney function is damaged, high creatinine level will occur as a consequence of creatinine deposit in the blood. Coconut water just contains some vitamin C that is good for these patients.
◆ High phosphorus and potassium
Generally, average 100g of coconut water contains 475mg of potassium and 90mg phosphorus. This determines when patients’ phosphorus level and potassium level is higher than the normal, they had better avoid or at least reduce the intake of this juice.
Is coconut water good for FSGS? I believe you can conclude the answer from the above content, but it can’t replace any medicine to help control high blood pressure, swelling or high creatinine level. If you are suffering from these complications or you are looking for a effective treatment for FSGS, feel free to consult online or leave your message.